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Quick solution to ankle pain? Sprained it this morning.

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Dr. Theodore Shybut
Sports Medicine
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In brief: RICE/POLICE

An update mnemonic is protection optimal loading ice compression elevation. The key is active recovery not just staying off it: first, get swelling down (hence rice), then re-establish range of motion, strength, and finally fine-tune agility/high level activities (ol). Physical therapy can help optimize your outcome. See a sports med specialist to get started.

In brief: RICE/POLICE

An update mnemonic is protection optimal loading ice compression elevation. The key is active recovery not just staying off it: first, get swelling down (hence rice), then re-establish range of motion, strength, and finally fine-tune agility/high level activities (ol). Physical therapy can help optimize your outcome. See a sports med specialist to get started.
Dr. Theodore Shybut
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Ice elevate tape

Icing is necessary, elevating keeps swelling down.
Tape the ankle or get a stirrup support.

In brief: Ice elevate tape

Icing is necessary, elevating keeps swelling down.
Tape the ankle or get a stirrup support.
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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